February 24, 1961 - June 11, 2022
On Saturday, June 11, 2022, Jon “Chris” Christopher Hurley passed away at the age of 61 from lasting effects of covid. Chris was born in Los Angeles on February 24, 1961 to Jon and Lynn Valliere and resided in Oklahoma after his parents divorced. Chris was adopted by Dan Hurley after Lynn and Dan married in 1963. Chris graduated Shawnee High School in 1979. While at Shawnee High, he met Gina Dickenson and after graduation they married and soon had three children. Chris’s career of helping others included work as an EMT, police dispatcher, animal control officer, county drug dog handler, civilian contractor in Afghanistan, and Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Department reserve officer. He was also instrumental in starting, organizing, and being a police officer for several Tribal Police Departments: Shawnee Absentee Tribe, Citizen Band Potawatomi Tribe, Kickapoo Tribe, Iowa Tribe. He worked as a liaison between several Tribes, sheriff departments, and local police departments in cross-deputizing of each of the officers with other departments. In 1984 Chris started Pursuit Unlimited offering affordable, refurbished police cars and equipment to smaller police departments and reserve police officers. In addition to being a business owner and working in law enforcement, his passion was dirt track racing. He was a strong competitor at the local County Line Speedway for years in various race car classes. In 2016 Chris married Annette Wagner and resided in Geary, Oklahoma where he continued to enjoy his passions related to law enforcement and car racing. He also enjoyed spending time with family, traveling, fishing, practicing on the shooting range, and relished his time with his numerous animals. Preceded in death by his parents Lynn and Dan Hurley; biological father Jon Valliere; grandparents Earl and Nel Johnson and Fred and Joy Hurley; father in laws Lonnie Dickenson and David Langley; brother-in-law and nephew James and Jason Dickenson. Survived by his wife Annette Hurley; mother in law Barbara Langley; daughters Stephanie Hurley, Rebecca Smith, Stephanie and Brad Harper, Alicia Wagner; sons Daniel and Christine Hurley, Sean and Erin Wagner, Scott Wagner; grandchildren Gage Smith, Collin Smith, Bryant Harper, Victory Harper, Breanna Harper, Justice Nitzel, Rance Nitzel, Holland Wagner, Sterling Wagner; ex-wife Gina Hurley-Gall; sister Cyndy Hurley; sister-in-law Christine and Roger Pomaville; brother-in-laws Jerry Dickenson, Jeff and Nat Langley, Tim Langley; aunt Ruth Ann and Larry McNutt; uncle Bob and Rosemary Johnson; cousins Jeffery Johnson, Molly Summers, Michael McNutt, Marla Abbott; nephews Zach Lynch, Joseph Lynch, Aaron Lynch, Eli Pomaville, Liam Langley, Cole Langley; step-mother Christine Valliere; half-sister Cindee Valliere; half-brothers David Valliere, Wendell Valliere, Jon Valliere. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 17, 2022 at Red Rock United Methodist Church Calumet. A burial of the urn will follow at Red Rock Cemetery. A full obituary will be posted when available.
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